The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 40 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing VMware 36 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.69% 2.37% 3.25%
As % of the Vendors category 12.46% 5.13% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 3
Average daily rate
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£295 £330 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% +38.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.97 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+5.74% +3.57%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
289 234 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 37.63% 46.25% 47.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 114 93
Average daily rate £350 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 17
Average hourly rate £13.75 £18.97 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.51% +13.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £13.56 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.70 £20.50 £21.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.84% -5.86%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Wales region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Wales

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Wales region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

VMware
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -15 19 £340 +3.10% 12
West Wales - 11 £263 -
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VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing VMware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware.

1 44 (67.69%) Windows
2 38 (58.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (47.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 19 (29.23%) Linux
6 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
7 17 (26.15%) Active Directory
8 16 (24.62%) IIS
9 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
10 14 (21.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (21.54%) Open Source
11 13 (20.00%) JBoss
12 12 (18.46%) Java
12 12 (18.46%) RHCE
13 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (16.92%) Spring
13 11 (16.92%) Hyperic
14 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (15.38%) Windows 7
14 10 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (15.38%) Clustering
14 10 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (13.85%) SQL
15 9 (13.85%) AIX
16 8 (12.31%) SOAP
16 8 (12.31%) Windows XP
16 8 (12.31%) BMC
16 8 (12.31%) JSON
16 8 (12.31%) Scala
16 8 (12.31%) MongoDB

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing VMware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (24.62%) IIS
2 13 (20.00%) JBoss
3 5 (7.69%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.62%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.62%) Apache
4 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.62%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.08%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.54%) nginx
6 1 (1.54%) Confluence
6 1 (1.54%) MediaWiki
6 1 (1.54%) Lync
6 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) SAN
1 5 (7.69%) Firewall
1 5 (7.69%) DNS
1 5 (7.69%) LAN
1 5 (7.69%) WAN
1 5 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.15%) VPN
2 4 (6.15%) VoIP
3 3 (4.62%) DHCP
4 2 (3.08%) OSPF
4 2 (3.08%) BGP
4 2 (3.08%) Internet
5 1 (1.54%) LDAP
5 1 (1.54%) MPLS
5 1 (1.54%) IPv6
5 1 (1.54%) RIP
5 1 (1.54%) VLAN
5 1 (1.54%) VPLS
5 1 (1.54%) IPsec
5 1 (1.54%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (12.31%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.54%) MySQL
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Subversion
1 3 (4.62%) JIRA
1 3 (4.62%) JMeter
1 3 (4.62%) Selenium
1 3 (4.62%) SoapUI
1 3 (4.62%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.08%) Gradle
2 2 (3.08%) Artifactory
2 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.08%) ReSharper
2 2 (3.08%) Eclipse
2 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.54%) Hudson
General
1 3 (4.62%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (24.62%) Linux Engineer
2 10 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (13.85%) Support Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) Developer
4 8 (12.31%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Server Support
6 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (7.69%) Server Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) SCCM Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Build Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Wintel Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Server Support Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Analyst
9 2 (3.08%) Wintel Server Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Windows Support Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Wintel Support Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Wintel Consultant
9 2 (3.08%) IT Support
9 2 (3.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.92%) Spring
2 8 (12.31%) SOAP
2 8 (12.31%) JSON
2 8 (12.31%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (12.31%) REST
2 8 (12.31%) Apache Camel
3 3 (4.62%) .NET
3 3 (4.62%) HTML
3 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.62%) CSS
3 3 (4.62%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.62%) Java SE
3 3 (4.62%) jQuery
3 3 (4.62%) Spring MVC
3 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (4.62%) RESTful
3 3 (4.62%) CSS3
3 3 (4.62%) HTML5
4 1 (1.54%) Java EE
4 1 (1.54%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Open Source
2 10 (15.38%) Clustering
3 4 (6.15%) LPAR
4 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.54%) Wiki
4 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 44 (67.69%) Windows
2 31 (47.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (29.23%) Linux
4 14 (21.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (15.38%) Windows 7
7 9 (13.85%) AIX
8 8 (12.31%) Windows XP
9 4 (6.15%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.08%) UNIX
11 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.54%) Debian
11 1 (1.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (9.23%) ITIL
2 5 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 4 (6.15%) Coaching
4 3 (4.62%) SOA
4 3 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (4.62%) MVC
4 3 (4.62%) Scrum
4 3 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.62%) Mentoring
4 3 (4.62%) Software Deployment
5 2 (3.08%) BDD
5 2 (3.08%) Performance Management
5 2 (3.08%) Data Protection
5 2 (3.08%) Change Management
5 2 (3.08%) Service Management
6 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.54%) Data Modelling
6 1 (1.54%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.54%) Migration
6 1 (1.54%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.46%) Java
2 9 (13.85%) SQL
3 8 (12.31%) Scala
4 4 (6.15%) VBScript
5 3 (4.62%) VB
5 3 (4.62%) C#
5 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.08%) Korn
6 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.54%) C
7 1 (1.54%) Perl
7 1 (1.54%) PHP
7 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) RHCE
2 10 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.15%) VCP5
5 3 (4.62%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.08%) RHCSA
6 2 (3.08%) MCTS
6 2 (3.08%) MCITP
6 2 (3.08%) RHCT
6 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.08%) MCSE
7 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.54%) Degree
System Software
1 38 (58.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (26.15%) Active Directory
3 7 (10.77%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.15%) NFS
5 3 (4.62%) Xen
5 3 (4.62%) XenApp
5 3 (4.62%) XenDesktop
5 3 (4.62%) vCloud
6 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.54%) Samba
7 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.54%) XenServer
7 1 (1.54%) Postfix
7 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (16.92%) Hyperic
2 5 (7.69%) SCCM
3 4 (6.15%) Tivoli
3 4 (6.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (4.62%) ZABBIX
4 3 (4.62%) Windows Intune
5 2 (3.08%) SCDPM
5 2 (3.08%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (3.08%) Nagios
6 1 (1.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.31%) BMC
4 7 (10.77%) Citrix
5 5 (7.69%) EMC
6 3 (4.62%) Oracle
6 3 (4.62%) Dell
6 3 (4.62%) Cisco
7 2 (3.08%) McAfee
7 2 (3.08%) IBM
8 1 (1.54%) NetApp
8 1 (1.54%) Intel
8 1 (1.54%) HP
8 1 (1.54%) Mitel
8 1 (1.54%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.54%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.54%) NETGEAR
8 1 (1.54%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.54%) Veeam
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Colston Consulting
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago